Celebrating 50 Years of Support


There are specific ongoing training requirements, based on services you are certified to provide. Training is available through a variety of sources, as listed below. Agency providers are required to provide training for their employees.

Annual Requirements for All Direct Service Staff/Independent Providers 


  • Incidents Adversely Affecting Health and Safety (MUI/UI) including a review of health and welfare alerts issued by the department since the previous year's training
  • The Rights of Individuals set forth in sections 5123.62 to 5123.64 of the Revised Code
  • The Roles and Responsibilities of direct services staff with regard to services including person-centered planning, community integration, self-determination, and self-advocacy

Additional Annual Requirements for HPC and Shared Living Providers


  • Behavior Supports

Training Resources 


The resources listed below are shared for your convenience.  BCBDD is not endorsing any of the entities who provide these trainings, but believe them to be qualified to meet your training needs.

DODD My Learning

MUI Training Calendar

MUI & Rights Train the Trainer Presentation

Academy for Direct Support Professionals (classroom training)

Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals/DSPaths (web-based training)

Beyond Our Boundaries (CEU Certificates) (web-based training)

College of Direct Support

Hope Tree Care - Kevin M Kane Training Center (classroom training)

OCALI Autism Internet Modules (web-based training)

Ohio Association of County Boards Training Center (web-based training)

First Aid and CPR Training Resources


(Training must be "American Red Cross" or equivalent certification which includes an in-person skills assessment completed with an approved trainer.)

CINTAS 1st Aid & Safety - (513) 771-1142

American Red Cross

American Heart Association

Emergency Care and Safety Institute

Medic First Aid